Indiana Bicentennial · Indiana History · South Bend Area Genealogical Society

Dr. Matt Baumgartner opens our 2016/2017 program season!

Be sure and join us on Monday, September 26 at 6:00pm to hear Dr. Matt Baumgartner speak on “The Life and Times of William Henry Harrison”. Dr. Baumgartner will discuss Harrison’s term as Governor of the Indiana Territory as well as his election as the ninth President of the United States. Come at 6:00pm for… Continue reading Dr. Matt Baumgartner opens our 2016/2017 program season!


Indiana DAR Sponsors Statewide Bicentennial Competition

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – $200 cash, plus a place in history, are the prizes offered by Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution in their “Salute Indiana!” competition for the creation of a “salute” or “pledge” to the Indiana state flag. Entries are being accepted now at, until September 2, 2016. The winning submission will be… Continue reading Indiana DAR Sponsors Statewide Bicentennial Competition

Local Genealogy · Resources · St. Joseph County Public Library

New St. Joseph County Genealogist!

Congratulations to Greta Fisher, Local and Family History Librarian at the St. Joseph County Public Library, on being named St. Joseph County Genealogist by the Indiana Genealogical Society! In this role, Greta will serve as a liaison between researchers and St. Joseph County’s genealogical resources, making it easy for people to find the information they need.… Continue reading New St. Joseph County Genealogist!

Allen County Public Library · Military

Free Military Databases

If you haven’t perused the free military databases found on the Allen County Public Library website you are missing a wonderful resource for military images, documents, diaries, and records. Visit the free database “Our Military Heritage” by clicking on the link below. Happy searching! Our Military Heritage  Our Military Heritage includes images of books, pamphlets,… Continue reading Free Military Databases